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ABET Accreditation

The Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, https://www.abet.org, under the commission’s General Criteria and Program Criteria for Civil and Similarly Named Engineering Programs.

Program Educational Objectives

The Civil Engineering program has developed the following educational objectives for graduates. Three to five years after graduation, graduates will have:

  1. Achieved a level of technical competency that allows them to advance in civil engineering practice.
  2. Practiced civil engineering with ethical, social, and environmental responsibility, aiming at the sustainable development of society.
  3. Complemented their education through graduate studies, professional licensure, continuing education, and involvement in professional societies.

ABET Student Outcomes

Upon completion of the BS in Civil Engineering degree program, our graduates will have:

1. an ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics
2. an ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs with consideration of public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors
3. an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences
4. an ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgments, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts
5. an ability to function effectively on a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives
6. an ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions
7. an ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies.